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Independent experts nominated by country party

Giuseppe Enne

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Animal Science
UN languages spoken




Job function
President of Scientific Committee
NRD – Desertification Research centre, University of Sassari
Telephone number
00 39 3484930924
Work experience
After working at Milan University ( 1970-1989), he moved to Sassari, where he collaborated (1989-today), founded and managed as director the NRD-UNISS (Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione), the most authoritative Italian academic centre of studies on desertification. He works in particular on sustainable management and conservation of fragile soils and land resources in dry areas, performing integrated analysis of land degradation systems, developing assessment and monitoring tools. He performed or supervised the implementation of several research and technical cooperation projects; coordinated interdisciplinary teams in project design and implementation; kept linkages with partners and donors; participated to all UNCCD-COPs._x000D_
Geographical Focus: Africa, Asia,Europe, North and South America
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
University degree in Agrarian Sciences - University of Milano - 1970. Master on Sub-tropical Agriculture - Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare - Firenze - 1971. Master on Animal Production Systems - University of Milano - 1973. Full Professor of Animal Science - University of Sassari – 1990
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Enne G., Yeroyanni M. (2007) [Eds], Role of the Information Circulation Systems in scientific and practical approaches to combat desertification. Proceedings of the International Seminar (Windhoek and Ondangwa, Namibia, 2-6 April 2006), Sassari, pp 277; _x000D_
2. Enne G., Lubino M., Bellavite D. (2007), "A participatory Demonstration Project to Fight Desertification in Morocco and Tunisia" in Memorie di Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, serie 5, vol. XXXI, P.II, t. I, Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL, Roma, pp. 297-310; _x000D_
3. Begni, G., Enne G., Zanolla C., Zucca C., Siheng S., Klintenberg P. (2007). «Echange actif experiences sur les indicateurs et le developpement de perspectives dans le domaine de la desertification et le contexte de l'UNCCD: le projet AID-CCD » in Revue francaise de Photogrammetrie et de Teledetection, n°187-188 (p76-83);_x000D_
4. Enne G., Yeroyanni M. (2006) [Eds], Local & Regional Desertification Indicators in a Global Perspective. Proceedings of the International Seminar (Beijing, China 16-18 May 2005), Sassari, pp 246;_x000D_
5. Enne G., Casu I. (a cura di) (2006), Appunti da un viaggio di studio, ciò che abbiamo imparato e che non avremmo altrimenti appreso (dal Master F-RIADE), ENEA, Roma;_x000D_
6. Colombo V., Zucca C., Enne G. (2006), Indicatori di desertificazione: approccio integrato e supporto alle decisioni, ENEA, Roma_x000D_
7. Ghiglieri G., Barbieri G., Vernier A. (a cura di) (2006), Studio sulla gestione sostenibile delle risorse idriche: dall’analisi conoscitiva alle strategie di salvaguardia e tutela, ENEA, Roma
Other activities
- Chair of DNI (DesertNet International); member of European DesertNet and, as such, actively involved in the DSD consortium, in charge of the organisation of the UNCCD first scientific conference. _x000D_
- Member of the Italian association of animal production (ASPA); member of strategic orientation committee on Tunis (OSS); member of several scientific societies. 3. FAO consultant in the frame of LADA project. 4. General secretary of European desert net; coordinator of an important SMAP project realized in morocco and Tunisia; coordinator of relevant SMAP project in Egypt; coordinator of relevant projects E.U.Europaid on Jatropha Curcas plantations in Ghana ,Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal. 5. Reviewer for international journals
1. Gold medal of honour by ASSALZOO for work in small ruminants researcher
Organisation name
University of Sassari
Organisation street address
VIA CAPOLAGO, 16, 20133
Organisation city
Milano Sassari
Organisation country